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Major reshuffle in Pakistan Army: Lt Gen Nadeem Raza appointed Chief of General Staff

The army on Friday appointed Lt Gen Nadeem Raza as new Chief of General Staff (CGS) amidst a major reshuffle in which almost one-third of the corps commanders were replaced.

Pakistan Army on Friday appointed Lt Gen Nadeem Raza as new Chief of General Staff (CGS) amidst a major reshuffle in which almost one-third of the corps commanders were replaced. The appointments announ­ced on Friday and the upcoming changes together mean that a total of 22 positions of lieutenant generals will be affected. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), ... Read More »

Pakistan Army rescues two British mountaineers; Austrian climber killed in avalanche

two British men rescued on Pakistani peak by Army

Pakistan Army officials confirmed that an avalanche has killed an Austrian mountaineer, however, his two British companions have been retrieved alive by a helicopter rescue mission. The mountaineers were rescued from 7,338 meter Ultar Sar mountain located in Hunza Valley after an avalanche hit their tent. Austrian Christian Huber was killed and the two British climbers, Bruce Normand and Miller ... Read More »

Pakistan Army cadet wins International Medal at UK military academy

Pakistan Army cadet wins International Medal

Pakistan Army cadet Sheroz Shahid has secured the prestigious international medal at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) in the United Kingdom. “The award is given for high performance in education, training and physical fitness fields displayed during the training period,” said military’s public affairs wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement. According to the statement, “The medal was awarded ... Read More »

Eventful life of Air Marshal Asghar Khan comes to an end

Eventful life of Air Marshal Asghar Khan comes to an end

Asghar Khan was one of the world’s youngest air force chiefs at 36 The first Muslim commander-in-chief of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF), Air Marshal Asghar Khan passed away at the age of 97 after a prolonged illness in Islamabad. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi with Air Marshal Asghar Khan, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, Chairman of ... Read More »

Israeli youth refuse to serve in Army in protest against Palestine occupation

Israeli youth refuse to serve in Army in protest against Palestine occupation

Dozens of Israeli youth sign letter saying: ‘We Won’t Take Part in Occupation’ Israeli youth has sent a letter to country’s leaders including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, Education Minister Naftali Bennet and Chief of Israel Defense Forces Lt. Gen Gadi Eisenkot declaring their refusal to serve in Army in protest against Palestine occupation The letter, published in one ... Read More »

COAS Gen Bajwa briefs senators on national security issues

COAS Gen Bajwa briefs senators on national security, takes questions during four-hour long session

Senators praised Pakistan Army’s role and acknowledged its sacrifices Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Jawed Bajwa and other senior army officers briefed the Senate Committee of the Whole House on national security in an extraordinary in-camera session. It was the first time in country’s history when an army chief gave the briefing to the Senators, The historic Senate ... Read More »

No one has lost more troops and lives to terrorism than Pakistanis: Pentagon

No one has lost more troops and lives to terrorism than Pakistanis: Pentagon

“They’ve lost thousands of troops, and they’ve lost thousands of innocents as well” Chief Spokesperson of Pentagon, US Department of Defense Dana W. White has yet again acknowledged Pakistan’s sacrifices against the ongoing war on terror in the region. Dana W. White said that no one has lost more troops and lives to terrorism than Pakistan, she said while briefing ... Read More »

Army chief visits Iran to meet civilian and military leadership

Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa reached Tehran on Sunday on a three-day official visit, which is the first official visit of any army chief in over two decades. Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa reached Tehran on Sunday to hold talks with the Iranian leaders regarding bilateral matters, the military said. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director ... Read More »

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